Anne Edwards

Anne Edwards, Great Yarmouth Mercury editor

Anne Edwards is editor of the Great Yarmouth Mercury, and community editor for the Yarmouth Advertiser.

A blue plaque is to be placed on the former home of a Gorleston lifeboat hero – and holder of the George Cross for bravery.

The Fursey Pilgrims marked the 20th anniversary of their first pilgrimage to Burgh Castle with a special service.

The annual blessing of the nets and herring supper takes place in Great Yarmouth Minster on Sunday, October 15 at 6pm.

With health services coming under mounting pressure, the work of the local Community First Responders is going to become increasingly important - and more volunteers would be welcomed, especially in the Lingwood area, as well as Blofield, Brundall and Strumpshaw.

Despite the nerves and anxiety of the task ahead, 10 members of Great Yarmouth Round Table took their chairman’s charity challenge on and braved a tandem skydive from 13,000ft to raise funds to support local charity, Nelson’s Journey.

A Great Yarmouth-based charity has changed its name to better reflect the community it operates within.

A historic seaside town with potential but the perception is not good - that could be said to be a view of Great Yarmouth.

A woman with an adventure bucket list is to trek and climb in the Everest region of Nepal, raising money for a charity close to her heart.

If you’re walking your dog through Great Yarmouth and a stranger goes to pass by, stops, looks down at the pet and says “What a cutie!” – that’s me.

Haven Bridge in Great Yarmouth will be closed from 7pm to 11pm tonight (Thursday, August 24) for repairs after it got stuck in the down position.

Colourful mascots will be under starter’s orders at Great Yarmouth Racecourse on Sunday, August 27.

Fun for all the family is promised at Caister Lifeboat’s fete and family day on Sunday, August 6.

The colleges of Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft have now been formally merged to create East Coast College with campuses in both towns.

Mothers breastfeeding their babies are invited to a local event to raise awareness of the benefits but also the need for support for mums who choose to breastfeed.

A historic theatre in the heart of Great Yarmouth is looking to expand its repertoire and community connections – with some help from a coastal “cousin.”

A world record bid is being made today for the most people dressed as The Beatles pop group in the animated film Yellow Submarine.

The weeks are ticking down to the FM launch of Great Yarmouth’s own community radio station.

It may be more usual to see donkeys on the beach at the height of the season, but a new herd of stunning Spiny Seahorses have gone on display at Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre in time for the summer holidays.

More than 500 people of all ages flocked to Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum for its annual family fun day at the weekend.

Bugs, beasts, birds – and fun are promised at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden during the summer holidays with a family wildlife adventure.

Great Yarmouth Power Station on South Denes is warning people of vibrations and loud bangs for a week.

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